Format: Panel format, presentations 15 minutes each, followed by discussant comments and Q&A
8.45 - 9.15: Registration,
9.15 - 9.30: Introduction and welcome
9.30 - 09.45: Opening remarks
9.45 - 11.00 Panel 1: The Balkansin Russia's Foreign Policy Strategy
Konstantin Von Eggert, Kommersant FM
Dr Dimitar Belchev, LSE
Dr Spyros Economides, LSE
Chair: Professor Roy Allison, Oxford University
Watch the video for panel 1 here.
11.00 - 11.30: Coffee break
11.30 - 13.00: Panel 2: Russia and Conflict Resolution in the Balkans
Dr Nadia Arbatova, Russian Academy of Sciences
Dr Nikolay Petrov, Carnegie Moscow
Dr Cvete Koneska, Control Risks
Chair: Dr James Ker-Lindsay, LSE
Watch the video for panel 2 here.
13.00 - 14.00: Lunch break
14.00 - 15.30: Panel 3: The Economic Dimensions
Laza Kekic, independent consultant and analyst
Nicolaus Petri, advisor to L1 Energy
Andrei Tarnea, Aspen Institute Romania
Adnan Vatansever, King's College
Chair: Dr Dimitar Belchev, LSE
Watch the video for panel 3 here.
15.30 - 16.00: Coffee break
16.00 - 17.15: Panel 4: Russian Soft power
Kyril Drezov, Keele University
Jelena Milic, Centre for Euro-Atlantic Studies
Dusan Spasojevic, former Deputy Defense Minister of Serbia
Chair: Dr Tomila Lankina, LSE
Watch the video for panel 4 here.
17.15 - Wrap-up session
Chaired by Othon Anastasakis, Oxford University
Organised by LSEE Research on South Eastern Europe and South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX).
The event is supported by NATO's Public Dimplomacy Division.